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Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)

LCA and MLA Provide Comments on Circumvention of Copyright Protection Systems

On December 2, 2008, the Library Copyright Alliance and the Music Library Association submitted comments on exceptions that the Library of Congress should grant pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 1201(a)(1)(C), pursuant to the Notice of Inquiry (NOI) published by the Copyright Office.

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LCA Submits Comments on ACTA

On September 18, 2008, the Library Copyright Alliance and other organizations submitted brief comments on the proposed ACTA anti-counterfeiting agreement, specifically focusing on ensuring that the “Internet provisions” not disrupt the delicate balance with respect to Section 512 struck in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, result in increased liability for intermediaries, or adopt solutions that directly or indirectly suggest changes...

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LCA Supports Fair Use Act

On March 21, 2007, the Library Copyright Alliance sent a letters to the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives in strong support of the introduction of the Freedom And Innovation Revitalizing U.S. Entrepreneurship (FAIR USE) Act of 2007, H.R.2001. At the end of 2006, Dr. Billington, the Librarian of Congress, approved six exemptions from the prohibition on circumvention of...

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